About the Festival of Archaeology

Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival offers hundreds of events nationwide, organised by museums, heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists.

The 2017 Festival of Archaeology took place between 15 - 30 July in 2017. Dates for the 2018 Festival will be announced shortly.

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East Midlands | Nottinghamshire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Unlocking the secrets of Runes, at the University of Nottingham Museum
Join us at the University of Nottingham Museum and unlock the mysteries of Viking runes! Can you solve our giant rune puzzles and translate the messages? Learn how to write in... [Read more]
South West | Devon
Sat 22nd Jul 2017 - Sun 3rd Sep 2017
North West | Cumbria
Wed 26th Jul 2017
North West | Merseyside
Fri 28th Jul 2017
South West | Gloucestershire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017

Twitter feed

1 hour 22 min ago
Fantastic discoveries on this years Maids Moreton Mound project https://t.co/KG964jycBl supported by https://t.co/pOeTL3jTvH
9 hours 37 min ago
RT : What have you discovered during Big Recording Month? Share the sites you will record via hashtag https://t.co/IPCE8gPr7O
1 day 10 hours ago
RT : Stratigraphy cake featuring a chariot bruial & 3D printed sword (credit for that goes to )… https://t.co/UyHxEmPzuw
2 days 6 hours ago
RT : Don't forget you have until 31 Aug to submit a entry to festival@archaeologyuk.orghttps://t.co/kUr0qH0NhY
2 days 6 hours ago
RT : Our annual NW Industrial Archaeology Conference is on salt this year. Book now. https://t.co/VyMx9rfT8m
2 days 6 hours ago
RT : Our Jersey YAC is up and running! Keep sharing your archaeological adventures!! https://t.co/JyANhbsl4w

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